York River Academy

9300 Geo. Washington Mem. Hwy,

Yorktown, VA, 23692

Tel: (757)898-0516
Grades: 9-12

60 students

York River Academy serves 60 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
York River Academy operates within the York County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 60 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 60 students
York River Academy Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 62% Male / 38%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
York River Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade York River Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 15:1
York River Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
York River Academy Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
12%
York River Academy Hispanic (2004-2011)
Black
1%
25%
York River Academy Black (2003-2012)
White
91%
53%
York River Academy White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups York River Academy Sch Ethnicity York River Academy Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.64
York River Academy Diversity Score (2003-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
32%
York River Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
York River Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 60 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name York County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
6
Number of Students Managed 60 3,669
Graduation Rate n/a% 77%
District Total Revenue n/a $43 MM
District Spending n/a $42 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $11,282
District Spending / Student n/a $11,065
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is York High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Yorktown Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Yorktown Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Yorktown York High School
    9300 Geo Wash Mem Hwy
    Yorktown , VA , 23692
    (757)898-0354
    0  mi  |  1083  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Yorktown Yorktown Elementary School
    Magnet School
    131 Siege Ln
    Yorktown , VA , 23692
    (757)898-0358
    Magnet School
    0.2  mi  |  625  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Yorktown Yorktown Middle School
    11201 Geo Wash Mem Hwy
    Yorktown , VA , 23692
    (757)898-0360
    1.7  mi  |  769  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Yorktown Grafton Middle School
    405 Grafton Dr
    Yorktown , VA , 23692
    (757)898-0525
    3.2  mi  |  862  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Yorktown Grafton High School
    403 Grafton Dr
    Yorktown , VA , 23692
    (757)898-0530
    3.2  mi  |  1327  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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